Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- East, Edward Hyde
- A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown. Two Volumes
- Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth [etc.], London, 1803.
- Only English edition of East's principal work, the first substantial treatment of English criminal law following Blackstone's, one which "won immediate authority" and based in large part on eleven manuscripts upon which East labored for some years
- Contemporary calf, worn, rebacked, somewhat strained, but a good set, with the bookplates of Lord Tiverton and of Owen Biddle on the front pastedown
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- $ 650.00
- Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, New York
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